Special Issue "miRNAs as Probes to Monitor Cancer and Neurodegenerative Disorders"

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A special issue of Molecules (ISSN 1420-3049).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (28 February 2014)

Special Issue Editors

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Nicola Antonio Colabufo
Department of “Farmacia-Scienze del Farmaco”, University of Bari, via Orabona 4, 7015, Bari, Italy
Website: http://www.farmacia.uniba.it/index.html
E-Mail: nicolaantonio.colabufo@uniba.it
Interests: early diagnosis in cancer and neurodegenerative disorders by miRNAs detection; strategy both for diagnosis and therapy in order to efficaciously target the clinical disease and reduce the failure rate of pharmacological treatment

Assistant Editor
Dr. Marialessandra Contino
Department of “Farmacia-Scienze del Farmaco”, University of Bari, via Orabona 4, 7015, Bari, Italy
Website: http://www.farmacia.uniba.it/index.html
E-Mail: marialessandra.contino@uniba.it

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

This Special Issue of Molecules "miRNAs as Probes to Monitor Cancer and Neurodegenerative Disorders" is devoted to outstanding research and review papers focused on new diagnostic methodology employing miRNAs detection. The aim is to set a miRNAs panel useful for a specific diagnosis of cancer and neurodegenerative onset. Moreover, these biomarkers could lead to therapeutic strategy plans for these pathologies that were reported as being the challenge for the scientific community over the next few years in the Horizon 2020 guidelines. We ask that authors contemplating submission of review papers provide a pre-submission inquiry to the guest editor with a brief outline of the proposed coverage.

Prof. Dr. Nicola Antonio Colabufo
Dr. Marialessandra Contino
Guest Editors

Submission

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Keywords

  • miRNAs
  • multidrug resistance
  • diagnosis AD
  • therapy miRNA-modulated
  • biomarkers
  • early diagnosis

Published Papers (3 papers)

Molecules 2014, 19(3), 3038-3054; doi:10.3390/molecules19033038
Received: 17 February 2014; in revised form: 28 February 2014 / Accepted: 4 March 2014 / Published: 10 March 2014
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Molecules 2014, 19(2), 2458-2468; doi:10.3390/molecules19022458
Received: 16 January 2014; in revised form: 17 February 2014 / Accepted: 17 February 2014 / Published: 21 February 2014
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Molecules 2014, 19(2), 1912-1938; doi:10.3390/molecules19021912
Received: 10 December 2013; in revised form: 24 January 2014 / Accepted: 29 January 2014 / Published: 10 February 2014
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Last update: 26 August 2013

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